Vintage Violin French Circa 1870 VN 1441


A French violin circa 1870 labelled Deconeti (Michel) Venice 1742. The wood of the one-piece back is reminiscent of early Italian violins and is complemented by a slightly arched top finished with a fine amber coloured oil varnish. This violin is modelled on a Strad pattern with hand drawn purfling and is probably of the Caussin School. Fitted with ‘Wittner Fine Tune’ pegs and Evah Pirazzi strings.

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This beautiful 1880s French violin bears the label of ‘Michele Deconeti’ and is most likely a copy of his popular Venetian-style output. The instrument details a finely grained table, a one-piece back with elegant antiquing, and an interesting and eye-catching scroll.